A child and three adults were injured in a shooting incident that occured in Brent, in north-west London on Wednesday, according to a Metropolitan Police statement. All four victims were taken to hospital, without any details on their condition.
Police were called at 21:45 p.m. local time to "shots fired" in Energen Close, Harlesden. An investigation has been launched on the incident.
No arrests were made on site, and the circumstances are still being established. A Section 60 order, which gives police the right to search for people within a defined area, has been put in place for the borough of Brent until 7 a.m. local time, Thursday. Additional police patrols will be working in the area overnight.
Video and photos allegedly made on the crime scene have been shared in social media.
Metropolitan Police have issued an appeal for information to witnesses or anyone with information about the incident, urging that they call 101 and quote the reference '8326/03june'.